Rheumatoid Arthritis (cont.)
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How Do Health-Care Professionals Classify the Severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis?
The American College of Rheumatology has developed a system for classifying rheumatoid arthritis based on X-ray changes and signs of joint injury. This system helps medical professionals determine the severity of the rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatologists also classify the functional status of people with rheumatoid arthritis as follows:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/21/2016
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